Grow | Autumn Harvest

 

Over the summer I have been craving a slower pace of life. I found myself desperately falling over myself to keep up with the cottage gardening jobs but never getting the time to actually enjoy being in the garden. …

Grow | Local

Sometimes it feels like the universe is conspiring against you and I’m having one of those weeks where I’m being pulled along with gentle nods here and there that I’m right where I should be. It’s an odd feeling because …

Grow | Reflections of Community

This June bank holiday I had the privilege of attending Bloom Fringe in Dublin Castle. I was expecting a fun outdoor experience where people came together and left inspired to try something new in their garden or whatever outdoor space …

Grow | Grow Like You Mean It!

It’s April and you’re inspired to give growing your own food a chance this year but you are so stuffed with chocolate eggs and that wind howling around your house is enough to make you cling to the couch and …

Grow | A Botanical Adventure

Welcome to March on the blog and the start of Get Up and Grow campagain. It has been a little quiet around here and let me tell you why….

 

I have been trying to record the March and April …

Grow | February in the Cottage Garden

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This weekend I have been cleaning and planning in earnest for the growing season ahead. I have ordered my potatoes and any extra seeds that I need to top up my collection for this …

Love | Happy New Year

The above image represents me perfectly right now. I’m huddled up on the couch with a coffee and my laptop while wrapped in knitwear. January 1st has always been a strange day for me. On the 31st of December I’m …

Love | Reflections

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December for me is all about reflection, from GIY to yarn and craft to personal goals set in the early new year. I always try and find some time during this busy month to see if I’ve managed to …

Interview | Fiona Grows Food

Happy Friday to you all! It’s time for another Spotlight on the blog. I think the craft community has been hogging the limelight in previous weeks, so I am delighted to introduce the fabulous Fiona Kelly from the award winning …

Grow | Let’s talk about Leaf Mould

As Autumn is in full force here at the cottage, the Russian Olive trees, Acers and the deciduous trees are dropping more leaves than I can manage. There has been a problem with wet winters and leaves on the ground …